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The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,000 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and FABTECH International / AWS Welding Show. The official publications of FMA include - The FABRICATOR®, TPJ -The Tube & Pipe Journal®, STAMPING Journal®, and Practical Welding Today®. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA).

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April 14, 2015
Manufacturing Day adds CNA, Reliance Steel as Bronze Sponsors for 2015
CNA Insurance and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. have pledged their support as Bronze Sponsors for Manufacturing DaySM 2015—CNA for a third year and...
April 3, 2015
Manufacturing Day welcomes Silver and Bronze Sponsors for 2015
The roster of Manufacturing DaySM 2015 sponsors recently grew by three: the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) and the Precision Machined...
March 31, 2015
Boring manufacturing data acts up a bit
Economic indicators have been boring. This may change. The data slipped a bit this month, though it's too soon to say if it's a trend. Regardless, business owners are happy with boring.
March 24, 2015
People make the difference at The FABRICATOR’s Leadership Summit
Technology is the engine of metal fabrication, but people are behind the wheel. And how they drive really matters.
March 10, 2015
How do you define good company culture anyway?
How does a fabricator build a culture that adopts, embraces, and sustains lean manufacturing? An environment that encourages idea generation may be a good start.
February 18, 2015
Metal fabrication meets a seller’s market
Manufacturing is cool again, and fabricators wanting to sell their business are benefiting from a seller’s market. Nevertheless, high revenue concentration, a shallow talent pool, poor cash flow, reliance on sales from a single sector, and other factors still throw up red flags.
February 12, 2015
NBT announces 2015 summer manufacturing camps
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs®, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., has announced the locations...
February 2, 2015
Manufacturing Day 2014 smashes all participation goals
Manufacturing Day 2014 exceeded all expectations, with events extending far beyond Oct. 3 to officially wrap up on Dec. 12. A total of 1,679...
January 22, 2015
Metal fabricators spend big to build capacity
Overall projected capital spending growth has slowed from the dramatic rebound seen postrecession, but the growth continues, especially in capacity-building equipment.
December 17, 2014
FMA’s Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs foundation announces 2015 spring scholarship winners
Thirteen students seeking careers in manufacturing each earned $2,500 toward their postsecondary studies from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, The...
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